Associations to the word «Precinct»


PRECINCT, noun. (chiefly in the plural) An enclosed space having defined limits, normally marked by walls.
PRECINCT, noun. (UK) A pedestrianized and uncovered shopping area.
PRECINCT, noun. (US) (law enforcement) A subdivision of a city under the jurisdiction of a specific group of police; the police station situated in that district.
PRECINCT, noun. (US) A subdivision of a city or town for the purposes of voting and representation in city or town government. In cities, precincts may be grouped into wards.
PRECINCT COMMITTEEMAN, noun. (US) A person elected or appointed in State Counties to represent a local ward, precinct, or township.
PRECINCT COMMITTEEMEN, noun. Plural of precinct committeeman
PRECINCT MONEY, noun. (US) (politics) Money legally paid by an electoral candidate's campaign in exchange for a person's support in turning out voters on election day.

Dictionary definition

PRECINCT, noun. A district of a city or town marked out for administrative purposes.

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